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Source: TaxScan The Union Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal stressed out the simplification, transparency and use of latest technology in further easing and smoothening the tax filing process for the stakeholders. He said that it is necessary to make the…
IFCBA is pleased to welcome its newest associated business, EAS Consulting Group, LLC, United States, located in Alexandria, VA. About EAS: EAS Consulting Group, LLC (EAS) specializes in Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory matters. Our prime focus is to assist domestic and foreign…
Traditionally, to mark International Customs Day (ICD) each year, the WCO Secretariat dedicates a theme that is pertinent to the challenges facing the global Customs community. The slogan chosen for 2019 is “SMART borders for seamless Trade, Travel and Transport.” At a time when the number of…
Source: FreightWaves Slowdown headed for U.S. import volumes as largest exporter sees economy weaken ahead of prolonged holiday. As the three largest U.S. ports see major congestion amid large volumes of inbound containers, the only near-term relief may come from the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year.…
Source: JD Supra With the government shutdown entering its fourth week and with no end in sight, a number of federal agencies are feeling the pressure. The Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission have been effectively shuttered for the past four weeks and recently the…
Source: Bezinga Rolling strikes by workers at the Hutchison Ports Australia box terminals in Sydney and Brisbane started at 6:00 a.m. (Australian Eastern Standard Time) yesterday January 17 and are causing landside logistics chaos. Truck turnaround times have increased to four hours, FreightWaves…
Source: Lexology As the legal and regulatory challenges of a "no deal" Brexit start to crystallise, the in-house legal specialist is doubtless busy answering questions about their exposure to risk of non-compliance across multiple areas. For many businesses, particularly in the manufacturing and…
IFCBA is pleased to welcome its newest member, Federación Ecuatoriana de Agentes de Aduana – FEDA, located in Guayaquil, Ecuador. About FEDA: The Ecuadorian Federation of Customs Brokers, FEDA, is an institution with autonomous legal status, private law, indefinite duration, with its own assets and…
International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr's office has confirmed he's attending the next gathering of 13 members of the World Trade Organization looking to reform the institution in the face of ongoing threats to the rules-based multilateral trading system. Canada will join a dozen other…